10 Best NCHMCT JEE 2020 Preparation Tips and Strategy
Updated on Feb 3, 2020 - 4:19 p.m. IST by Prerna Goel

10 Best NCHMCT JEE 2020 Preparation Tips & Strategy: Aspirants preparing for hotel management must know the 10 best NCHMCT JEE preparation tips and strategy 2020 to ace this national level entrance examination. National Testing Agency(NTA) will conduct the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE-2020) in CBT mode for admission to the B.Sc. Course in Hospitality and Hotel Administration (B.Sc.HHA). It is an established premier, autonomous and self-sustained testing organization which conducts entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions. If you are planning a career in hotel management, the foremost requirement is for you to have a proper strategy both before the exam and while attempting the paper which will be conducted on April 25, 2020. Getting a laudable score in the NCHM JEE can land you up in the top IHM’s but preparing for it can be an onerous task. More than 90% of students of these IHMs get in campus selection in the hospitality industry both in India and globally. To help you with your career for the same, this article presents you some of the 10 best NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation tips and strategy. But first of all it is imperative for the candidates to know the pattern of the entrance exam of NCHMCT JEE 2020.

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NCHM JEE Exam Pattern 2020

As part of 10 best NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation tips and strategy, it is essential for the candidates to know the NCHM JEE 2020 exam pattern beforehand rather than jumping directly to the preparation tips and strategy for NCHMCT JEE 2020. The insight into the exam pattern will give you an idea about the variety of questions asked, marking scheme of the entire paper and the weightage that each section carries. The table given provides the details about the pattern of the exam.

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10 Best NCHMCT JEE Preparation Tips and Strategy 2020

Smart work is more beneficial than hard work

You should be more alert and attentive while studying rather than keeping a count on the number of hours you have spent in front of the book. Among the important preparation Tips and strategy for NCHMCT JEE which hold importance are:-

  • Minimise your indulgence in TV,running errands in between your study time.Also you can study more in silent hours like late at night or early in the morning to avoid distractions.

  • Opt your weaker subjects when your mind is fully alert.

Keep relevant notes handy

Another important point which forms part of 10 best NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation tips and strategy is that while preparing for the exam, it is important to make relevant notes as the syllabus you cover is vast. This will help in saving your time and avoiding pre-exam jitters. You can quickly go through these notes as you prepare for NCHMCT JEE 2020 and make your study sessions more productive.

Authentic and adequate study Material

NCHM comprises five sections contributing to a total of 200 marks for the examination. So having a reliable set of study material is the basic requirement and an important aspect of 10 best NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation tips and strategy. Students must also refer to the internet and join Facebook groups to enhance their preparation.

Mock Tests and Sample Papers are your Saviour

Solving NCHMCT JEE mock tests and sample papers help in subsidising the amount of pressure one feels before the actual exam and inculcate some confidence and self analytical capability in the students. Mock tests help you in revising the syllabus of NCHMCT JEE and gives the much needed boost to your preparation.

Analyse your Mistakes

After solving previous year’s sample paper of NCHMCT JEE 2020 and mock test, keep a track of your performance. Analyse your weak and strong areas and work on them. Try not to make the same mistakes while attempting the tests another time.

Master the Art of Time Management

Time is the ticking devil in all the entrance exams, be it NCHMCT JEE or any other exams. To answer the maximum number of questions within the stipulated time, the only subduing factor is thorough practice and regularly taking tests so that you do not lag behind.

Enhance your analytical skills on a Daily Basis

There are a variety of tactics to improve your analytical skills at a different level. A significant feature of 10 best NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation tips and strategy. If you want to develop analytical power, you need to ask questions like why things are the way they are. Engage in brain games like crossword puzzles, sudoku which can polish your thinking skills.

Be well Aware of Recent Happenings

Current affairs play a crucial role in NCHM JEE, hence you can refer to the ‘Manorama yearbook’, ‘Pratiyogita Darpan’, subscribe to the online alerts and most importantly read the newspaper daily.

Revise on Regular Basis

Revision is the key to remembering what all you have studied. Along with covering the entire syllabus do not forget to revise all the important concepts and have a good grasp on them. Never underestimate the toughness of the questions, so mock tests are the best way to revise in one go.

Be Confident and Stay Calm

The level of NCHMCT is comparatively easier than other entrance exams so have a positive approach and be optimistic. De-stress yourself by engaging in some leisure activity.

Thus regular practice and a strict study routine with a positive approach that you can clear the exam will definitely help you come out as an achiever and some of these 10 best NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation tips and strategy will surely help you ace the exam.

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what ranking we need to select in IHM.

prerna vats 10th Feb, 2020

Hello dear student !

IHM is one of the renowned institutes of India. The ranking you need to get selected in IHM depends on your category (General /OBC/SC/ST) . If you comes under General catagory, then you need to secure a rank between 15-400 for best colleges which basically includes IHM Mumbai, Banglore and Pusa. If you are from OBC catagory, then you can get admission with rank till 1800 for Pusa , 5000 for Mumbai as well as 9000 for IHM Banglore. Rest the cut off changes every year.

Hope this will help you


Can I give nchm jee exams after hsc

Manisha Gupta Expert 1st Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

NCHMCT JEE is a national level exam conducted once a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the admission to undergraduate courses in hospitality. As per the eligibility, You should be passed in Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional).

The Upper age limit is 25 years as on 01.07.2020 as general and OBC Category. You can check the further eligibility to go through with the given below link.


Good Luck!


which are the best colleges of hotel management in Delhi?what are the best books for nchmct exam??

Ritisha Kothari 17th Jan, 2020


Best colleges for HM in Delhi/NCR are:

  1. Institute of Hotel Management, Catering and Nutrition
  2. Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and catering technology
  3. IIHM - International Institute of Hotel Management

Candidates appearing in NCHMCT for securing admission in Hotel Management courses must study from the best NCHMCT JEE books for their entrance exam preparation.

Books for English Language Section:

  • High School English Grammar & Composition Revised Edition (English) 1st Edition by Wren and Martin
  • English – From Plinth to Paramount (Vol-1 and 2) by Neetu Singh
  • Pearson’s English

Books for General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude Section:

  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Manorama Yearbook
  • Pearson India Yearbook
  • General Awareness by Manohar Panday

Books for Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude Section:

  • Quantitative Aptitude by N.K.Singh
  • Quantitative Aptitude by RS AGGARWAL

Books for Reasoning and Logical Deduction Section:

  • Verbal Reasoning Book by R S Agarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude Question Papers for Banks and others Govt. entrance exam by MK Pandey

Some of the other books that candidates can consider for NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation are:

  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide by Gladvin Rego

  • Arihant Study Package for Hotel Management and Hospitality Administration

  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide By Jawahar Book Centre

  • How to Prepare For the Hotel Management Entrance Examination by Thorpe

Hope this helps!


Application date for nchm 2020

Indrajit Gupta 16th Jan, 2020
Hello abhisht,

Hope you doing well!

The application form of NCHMCT JEE is already released on 1 January 2020. The last date to submit application form is 20 March 2020. The entrance exam will be held on 25 April 2020.

For further details about query, please kindly check below the mentioned link:-


I hope this helpful for you.

Best wishes!!

nchm jee exam of hotel management apply

NAVNEET PANDEY 12th Jan, 2020

Hello sayali

NCHM JEE exam is for hotel management and hospitality students, if you pass this exam you can get admission in top hotel management and hospitality colleges of India.

Registration for NCHM JEE 2020 already started from 1 January 2020 and the last date for registration is 29 February 2020.

Admit card will be available on 7 April 2020.

You can get all the information through this link


I hope it helps.

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